Red Hat, an open source leader best known for their Linux distribution, maps open source activity around the world. If you’re not a developer or involved with Web-ish things, open source might seem like a foreign concept. Give away your code, your work, and your data. And succeed? I don’t know how it works, but somehow, it does. Open source not only helps an application flourish, but also helps ideas develop further than they ever would with a single group. Plus – it makes my life, and many others’ lives much easier.
Is Your Country Involved in Open Source?
Visualizing the Uncertainty in Data
Data is an abstraction, and it’s impossible to encapsulate everything it represents in real life. So there is uncertainty. Here are ways to visualize the uncertainty.
Real Chart Rules to Follow
There are rules—usually for specific chart types meant to be read in a specific way—that you shouldn’t break. When they are, everyone loses. This is that small handful.
Life expectancy changes
The data goes back to 1960 and up to the most current estimates for 2009. Each line represents a country.